Spatial Data Handling (Hons)

Subject 451-420 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.5
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This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 451-335 Application and Development of Geographic Information Systems, or equivalent
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

On completion of this subject, students should have: a sound knowledge of the fundamental techniques used in spatial data handling; and a firm understanding of the respective merits and limitations associated with using those methods.

Content: Coordinate geometry: coordinate systems, intersections of lines and planes, calculation of length and area. Coordinate adjustment: transformations, rubber sheeting. Feature editing: feature alignment generalisation, densification. Raster/vector conversion: raster to vector conversion, vector to raster conversion. Boolean functions: point, line and polygon overlay, buffer generation. Surface analysis: gradient, aspect, curvature, points of inflection, viewsheds, intervisibility, contouring, TIN formation.

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Prescribed Texts: None
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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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This subject is not offered in 2007

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Geographic Information Technology

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